Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

Mediterranean Diet can Prevent Overeating

We hear of so many different kinds of diets to help us lose weight. Now a new study suggests that the Mediterranean diet can prevent overeating. A study found that monkeys on the Mediterranean diet (MED) did not eat all the food that was available to them, even though they could eat as much food…

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Obesity Poses Risks for Seniors

The World Health Organization (WHO) considers obesity to be a worldwide epidemic and obesity is at an all-time high rate in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. In 2015-16, 39.8% of all Americans were…

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Air Pollution as a Cause of Chronic and Neurodegenerative Diseases

The search for preventing or curing chronic and neurodegenerative diseases goes on. All the drugs developed for treating Alzheimer’s have failed, even though they worked in animal studies and in some human clinical trials. While it has already been proven that air pollution is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and lung diseases like chronic…

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Skinny Fat in Seniors may be a way to Predict Dementia

What is Skinny Fat Skinny fat (sarcopenic obesity) is when a senior has skinny weak muscles, but a lot of fat that makes up their body mass. Low muscle mass and strength is usually from aging and this is called sarcopenia. However, according to a new study published June 6, 2018, in the journal Clinical…

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10 Great Ways To Cut Sugar Out Of Your Diet

Sugar content in our processed foods is very high. Indeed, it’s added to practically everything found on our grocery store shelves. Furthermore, sugar can be found in foods that don’t even taste sweet, like breads, condiments, and sauces.  A high-sugar diet boosts your odds of tooth decay, heart disease, and diabetes, and also weight gain.  Here are some tips…

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